Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na
Starring Imran Khan and Genelia D’Souza
Directed by Abbas Tyrewala
Music by A. R. Rahman
Released 4th July 2008
Set amongst a group of college friends Aamir Khan and Mansoor Khan’s production Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na is a romantic comedy centering on friendship which introduced Aamir Khan’s nephew Imran Khan and Genelia D’Souza.
With a premiere at PVR Cinemas (the film’s joint distributor alongside Aamir Khan Productions) in Goregaon, Mumbai, the film was released with 473 prints worldwide, of which 282 were analogue prints, 81 were digital screens and 110 prints were overseas. By the second week, the numbers of shows of Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na in the multiplexes were increased with 100 more centers opening for screenings.
Jaane Tu… received positive responses from the critics with most giving the film an average of 4/5. Taran Adarsh of IndiaFM gave it 3.5 stars saying it is “a breezy entertainer which will be loved by its target audience — the youth.”
Jaane Tu… was an early success, with 80% occupancy initially going on to 100% occupancy later in the week. The takings for the first week were Rs. 20.01 crore averaging to Rs. 6,56,524 per print. For the second week, the numbers of shows were increased allowing the film to reach 100% occupancy at several screens. The film grossed 17.50 crores in its second week. In its first month, the total grossed was approximately 52.96 crores making Imran Khan and Genelia D’Souza’s Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na the year’s second biggest hit so far.